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wrist shot

noun, Ice Hockey.
a quick shot made with a snap of the wrist, using little or no backswing, with the puck against the stick blade. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • He commenced rolling up his sleeve and showed a wrist shot half in two.

    Twenty Years in Europe Samuel H. M. Byers
  • This is merely a "wrist shot," such as is often recommended, and which I say cannot possibly give a good result.

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